Put the IPCop CD in the IPCop PC's CD-ROM drive. If necessary, put the IPCop bootable floppy in the floppy drive. Press the reset button to start the boot sequence. If the IPCop PC does not boot, check the BIOS boot parameters.
Soon the boot up screen, below, will appear. If it does not appear, check that your monitor is connected to the video port on the target machine, is powered on and that you have booted from the CD or floppy drive.
At this point you may just press the Enter key, or enter one of the three installation options “nopcmcia”, “nousb” or “nousborpcmcia”. The installation options will restrict the devices that the IPCop installation process detects. Use these options only if the standard installation runs into trouble identifying PCMCIA or USB devices attached to the target machine. You may also eject the IPCop media and reboot to abort the installation.
These can be ignored unless a hardware problem is detected. If an error is detected, the boot may stop.
After a few seconds, the language selection screen will appear.
Note: On this and all other installation screens, the mouse is ignored. To move the cursor around the screen, use the Tab key and the keyboard arrow keys. To select an item, press the Space key. To accept the language choice, press the Enter key.
From this point on, in the install, all dialogs, menus and web pages will appear in your chosen language.
Please do so. Then select the.
Next IPCop will begin setting up your GREEN (local) network interface. You can allow IPCop to probe your network card, and automatically select driver parameters. Select the Enter to have IPCop probe your hardware. Select the button and press Enter to manually select a NIC card or specify parameters information you collected from the manufacturer's driver floppy or the manufacturer's web page.button and press
If you specifyabove, the following screen will appear:
If you select
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If you specify, above, the following screen will appear:
Your NIC card's manufacturer may not appear. IPCop identifies NICs based on the chip manufacturer, not the card manufacturer. This can be ignored.
This is an address on the network discussed in Decide On Your Local Network Address, above. Usually, this will be either GREEN address 1, i.e. 192.168.1.1; or GREEN address 254, i.e. 192.168.1.254. Although any address on your GREEN network will do. IPCop will automatically set your Network mask based on your IP address, but you can modify it if you need to.
This network will be used to locate and download the IPCop installation file from your web or FTP server.
Enter ftp or http depending on the server, and use the IP address of your server. For example: ftp://192.168.1.2/pub. Don't forget to specify the directory and not the file.
After you select Enter on this screen all of the data on your hard drive will be erased. To abort the installation, select and press the Enter key.and press
To do the restore, place the backup floppy in the floppy disk drive and select Enter key. Otherwise, select and press the Enter key.and press the
If you are upgrading from a 1.2.0 or later version of IPCop, insert an IPCop backup floppy in your floppy disk drive. This facility is also intended to recover damaged IPCop installations. In fact, after setting up IPCop to your satisfaction, using the web interface, take a backup. If there is a failure, reinstall IPCop using the procedure you used to do the initial installation, and during the install, insert the backup floppy disk, and respondto this prompt. IPCop configuration will be restored.
If you restore from floppy, you will not have to respond to any more dialogs. After the old configuration is restored, the install process will skip to the Installation Complete dialog, below.
From this point on the Installation process is identical no matter which media was used for the initial boot. Please continue with the Initial Configuration Section, next.